Put your cryptic-cracking skills to use! With over 50 puzzles and 1,750 clues for you to conquer, Cryptic Crosswords for Dummies is filled with cryptics that range from (relatively) simple to expert-level, along with brief explanations of the most common types of clues and helpful hints on how to solve them. Used on its own or as a companion to Solving Cryptic Crosswords for Dummies, this book will keep your brain busy for hours! * Apply the basics ? use fundamental rules to solve puzzles * Build your solving skills ? practise consistently on various grid types * Tackle pesky anagrams ? decode anagram clues aplenty * Use sums to find the answer ? add and subtract letters to get the correct word * Detect double definitions ? answer hints with more than one meaning * Explore hidden messages ? become a master at uncovering unseen solutions
Denise Sutherland is a syndicated puzzle author. Her crosswords, word searches and other puzzles appear in a range of publications around the world, and she has written many puzzle books, including Solving Cryptic Crosswords For Dummies and Word Searches For Dummies.